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Welcome to Create Better Writers:

Creating better writers, one step at a time.

Teachers, take note!

We offer materials that will help your K-12 students become outstanding writers. Our books and eBooks show you how to teach writing and grammar - so it makes sense to you and your students.

Would you rather attend a workshop? We offer those too! Our workshops address some of the most common challenges and questions that come up when teaching writing to K-12 students. We invite you to learn more.

In addition to providing writing materials, this site will offer free writing tips and tricks, give links to other educational resources and services, show samples of outstanding student work, and much more.

Video Demonstrations: At the bottom of this page you can watch two video demonstrations, one showing you how to teach the paragraph and the other showing you how to teach the five-paragraph essay.

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Idioms (3 Free Worksheets!)
How To Write the Paragraph
How To Write the Friendly Letter
Personification as a Writing Trick
How to Describe a Setting
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Weekly Writing Tip

#21 - Teach Root Words: There are thousands upon thousands of words in the English language. We can give list after list of words for our students to memorize and still not come close to teaching them all. Why not get more bang your your buck and teach root words. Think about it, if you teach one . . . 
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The research report is one of the most difficult lessons for teachers to teach and one of the most difficult lessons for students to learn. Completing one takes a great deal of time, patience, skill, and confidence.

The goal of this book is to take as much of the pain out of completing a research report as possible, both for the student and the teacher.

Start simple. Teach the entire writing process within a series of one-paragraph research reports. Guide the students, step-by-step, until the process is mastered. In less than two weeks, the students will be ready to transition to much longer reports. This time, they will be confident in their abilities to complete the project. Also, the teacher will feel better, knowing that her class has been well prepared to complete the task.

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How to Teach the Paragraph

How To Teach the Five Paragraph Essay

Home School Teachers
If you're a home school teacher needing help with writing instruction, check out our page designed especially for you. It will show you where to start and how to progress from grades three through high school. Follow our steps in the Home School Writing Action Plan, and you will have a step-by-step plan mapped out for creating outstanding writers. Its pacing guide shows you how to create the same outstanding writers no matter what grade you start the program.  Read More.
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